Cinnamon Fig Challah

The other day, I simmered dried figs in water and pureed them for my six-month-old twin sons, who are just beginning to eat solid foods. I used the leftover fig jam as a filling for these beautiful, swirly challah loaves. Cinnamon makes an appearance twice, mixed in with the filling (along with walnuts, which add … Continue reading Cinnamon Fig Challah

Salted Lime Bars

Lime juice and homemade condensed milk are the star ingredients in these tangy, sweet, and slightly salty pie bars. Condensed milk is very easy to prepare: just simmer milk and sugar on the stove, stirring frequently, until thick. It’s so much better than the canned variety! I paired the filling with a thin layer of … Continue reading Salted Lime Bars